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Top Actions of the Past Week: Friday, July 12, 2024

July 11, 2024
SPREAD THE WORD! Immigrants are giving their all to build and contribute to this country! Baseless attacks against immigrants are ramping up and it’s up to us to push back! Certain politicians and their greedy lobbyists hurt everyone by handing kickbacks to the rich, defunding our schools, and...
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Sign to Tell Congress Playing Child Care Bingo is No Fun.

July 8, 2024
Summer is here and our kiddos are out of school and while it may be all fun and games for them, parents are often stuck scrambling to find child care options before the summer season even begins. While kids may be happy about it – summer often sends parents into a spiral that starts way before the...
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Pride Month
5 Fabulous LGBTQ+ Books in Spanish!

Five Fabulous LGBTQ+ Books in Spanish!

June 30, 2024
The following is a pile of books that came recommended, won awards, or are books I've heard about for years, all written for Spanish speakers and about the LGBTQ experience. In Las Aventuras de China Iron, author Gabriela Cabezon Camara rewrites Martín Fierro from a feminist, LGBTQ, and postcolonial perspective. China Iron travels across Argentina by covered wagon, learning about the cultures, languages, and environment along the way.
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Pride Month

Celebrating Queer Joy in New Hampshire: Bethany Murabito and the NH Queer Consortium

June 30, 2024
While Pride month continues to bloom, I’m inspired and motivated by the many incredible Granite Staters who are working to build a better and more inclusive New Hampshire. I was so excited when I met Bethany Murabito (she/her) in the halls of the state house this spring when we instantly connected over our fierce love for the LGBTQIA+ community and our cat eyeliner sharp enough to… well, if you know you know!
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TOGETHER WE TRIUMPH: Policy Wins, Pride, Power!

July 2, 2024
We are excited to share some incredible updates in this edition of MOMentum.
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Breaking Through: Bans Off Our Bodies; Birth Control Now; Your Story, Your Power #Pride #Vote

July 1, 2024
On the radio show this week we cover what’s going on with the attacks on abortion, birth control, IVF, and reproductive healthcare – and what to do to help turn the trend around; we dive into how sharing your story changes policy; we get tips on supporting LGBTQ+ people in our family and communities; and we hear how the far right is using wedge issues and disinformation to pit voters against each other.
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Washington's Child Care Majority: State Candidate Resources + Polling

July 9, 2024
Washington is facing a child care crisis. According to the Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families, it’s estimated more than 600,000 Washington kids who need care because all available parents are working currently aren’t getting state licensed child care. The cost of high-quality...
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Pride Month
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Standing Up for Our Kids During Pride Month - The Absurdity of Sports Bans

June 25, 2024
As a Granite State mom, I’m heartbroken and outraged that we’ve been working to defeat yet another sports ban in our state this year. HB 1205 – which seeks to ban transgender girls from participating in girls' sports from grades 5 through 12 – goes against everything we should stand for, especially...
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